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Detailed documentation of the "World of Tomorrow" in beautiful Kodachrome.
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Topics: World's Fairs: New York, 1939-40, Amateur films
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B-24 Liberator rolls off San Diego Consolidated "San Diego, CA: Off the assembly line comes the 5,000th B-24 to go to war. The famed bomber, nicknamed the Liberator, is ready to be off to the wars and further victories for the plane." (2) First Movies Of Gen. Tito Of Yugoslavia "Somewhere in Yugoslavia: For the first time, Marshall Tito is photographed by the motion picture camera. His Partisans have been a thorn in the Nazis' side since the day the Germans over ran the...
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Topic: 1944
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"The Fortunes of War at Rome Beneath the century old Colliseum in Rome, the Nazis are shown triumphantly parading American and British prisoners, captured in the ferocious action at Anzio. Field Marshal Kesselring takes a good look southward through his field glasses, where the Allied drive is. A forced evacuation of Rome is ordered. Beneath the same century old Colliseum in Rome we see Allied heavy equipment rolling in, with General Mark Clark, the center of attention for all the cheering...
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"The Greatest co-ordination of arms ever portrayed on any motion picture screen in the world. Every scene made during the greatest victory of Allied power, to date.) 11,000 Allied planes plant their tons of pulverizing bombs on shore installations, strategic roads and bridges, then swoop down to strafe enemy trains, ships and planes. In England, the daredevil paratroopers sail away to their designations and the air-borne troops follow in their gliders. 4,000 ships set sail for the...
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Eve of Battle "Universal Newsreel, in full co-operation with the War Department, presents official pictures of the final military preparations for the launching of D-Day. A host of nations engage in the huge task. The invasion, in truth, is a United Nation's effort." (complete newsreel)
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"After the ruins, which had been Cassino, are entered, we see the Allied Generals Alexander, Mark Clark, Truscott, Juin et al in conference. As we roll forward with their troops, significant signs mark out enemy mines, booby traps...and the road to Rome." (partial newsreel)
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(1) Advance on Rome "With tremendous armies poised on all of Germany's borders, the signal is given the Allied armies to the south, to being their destruction of the Nazis in Italy. Protective smoke clouds veil intensive bombardments of Nazi positions by enormous concentrations of field guns, howitzers, mortars and machine guns. Heavy Allied equipment rumbles forward, helping to carve a path for the advances. The air cover is crushing in its effectiveness, some of the best precision...
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"Heroes with the Camera In England, Universal Newsreel pays its respects to the heroes who risk their lives to film the war. We see groups of the Navy camera men, Army combat photographers, aerial combat camera men, and several of the ace newsreel men. Each has his steel helmet adjusted and his camera loaded. Their feats of the past will be surpassed by their efforts in the future." (2) Invaders From The Sky "Lauringburg-Maxton Army Air Base, NC: With D-day approaching hourly, an...
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(1) War News--All Good "Modern Yank Artillery In Italy, enemy positions are plotted out in checkerboard style, then pattern barrages are laid down, in which each gun destroys its particular target square. Eisenhower with the 9th In England, General Eisenhower accompanied by Lt. Gen. Spaatz and Lt. Gen. Brereton, inspects the U.S. 9th Air Force. From the cockpit of a fighter plan he fires the wing guns exubertantly, then he watches Marauder formations take off for invasion objectives. Air...
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(1) The Arsenal For D-Day "Equipment for Invasion In a U.S.A. port we see the materials of war being feverishly loaded into vessels. Planes are lifted to the decks of bulging ships, ships that are loaded to the water line with freight for the invasion. Slowly, then, the ships converge, to set sail in convoy. In Bratain we come upon acres and acres of piled up materiel and equipment, for the invasion armies on the Second Front. Tires, soap, tobacco, candy and refuse cans form part of the...
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(1) A Great Day For The Kellys "Commando Kelly Returns Home Sergeant Charles Kelly, 23, recipient of the Congressional Medal of Honor for exterminating 10 Nazis in one day, finally returns to Pittsburgh, Pa. His whole excited family is there, Mom and his six brothers, and apparently everyone in the Smoky City. Pittsburgh gives its hero the keys to the city, then a parade takes place, to end all parades. Our microphones caught the globe-trotting Sergeant at Washington, D.C., in his simple...
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(1) Campaign in Burma "In Burma we see Admiral Lord Mountbatten, the late Major General Wingate and the ace air-director, Colonel 'Flip Corkan' watching Colonial troops depart for heavy action. We move out into the muddy combat areas and watch air transport drop bales of rice and munitions. Allied tanks and infantry are slogging through. Further afield we encounter General Stilwell's Chinese armies (armed with Yank equipment), then we watch them advance through the jungle country. The...
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(1) "What of MacArthur? 1944, an election year, finds America buzzing with the question 'What about MacArthur?' The General appears as a personage in our reel, who is being banqueted in Australia, the continent which he saved from the Jap. He speaks with all conviction and honesty of which a human being is capable, reiterating his promise that he will return to the Philippines. But our study brings more than a mere statement it gives the movie audiences of the nation a long sought...
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(1) Rout Jap Naval Force "Rabaul Harbor: Marvelous air pictures of a trim Jap cruiser getting the 'setting sun' bombed out of it. Our attacking plane knocks the wing off of a Jap fighter plane, then the Nip cruiser below is mercilessly attacked with high explosive bombs. We see hits and near hits, and leave the spoiled sea beauty, wreathed in smoke." 4. "Movies in War Bond Drive (2) Movie Report On 4th Loan "NYC: Sec. Henry Morgenthau, Jr. accepts giant record book from...
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(1) "Lest secret information of the Allied moves be smuggled into neutral Eire by Axis agents, Yank and British patrols are on the double alert on the border of North Ireland, Ulster and Eire. The innocent native folk cheerfully produce their identifications, amid the rustic beauty of their quiet countryside." (2) Bombs fail to crack Cassino "2,500 Tons of Bombs on Cassino (These historic pictures will be studied by military students for generations to come) Stubborn Germans are...
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(1) Jungle War In Burma "Lord Louis Mountbatten, Commander-in-Chief of the Southeast Asia Armies, sends his forces down Burma's western shores in a master plan to regain Burma from Japs. We got a bird's eye view of the difficult terrain, then we watch the Tommies slither through the jungle brush, as their tanks blaze forth with supporting fire. Formations of Allied bombers spew their bomb loads on the resisting Japs and British artillery and machine guns finish the 'clearing out' job. The...
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(1) "Sue Ann, a juvenile infantile paralysis victim, limps to the camera to thank all moviegoers for their contributions in the recent drive." March of Dimes girl with crutches speaks [sound] (2) Recapture of Kiev "Russia's armies roll on. Stalin's dependence on artillery is dramatically demonstrated as huge batteries of guns roar into action against Kiev, the capital of the Ukraine. Russian infantry creeps into the outskirts of the metropolis, which the retreating Nazis had put...
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(1) Christmas trees from state of Washington, shoppers in cities, children look at dolls and hobby horses, puppets, model trains, Santa Claus; (2) Gen. "Ike" New Chief of Staff - Ike speaks (3) Gen. Stilwell Gives DSC to Hero's Sister - Matsuta was Japanese-American (4) Archbishop Speaks For War Relief - Spellman speaks for donation of canned goods, 15,000 Catholic parishes in the nation will act as receiving stations (5) Aviation in the News - Mixmaster nonstop flight by Douglas...
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(1) Nuremberg trials continue, covered by cameras and press, chart shown of "entire Hitler dynasty" (2) German War Plant Razed - Gen. Truscott oversees blowing up of I.G. Farbin explosives factory. (partial newsreel)
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"Washington, DC: In the face of a possible new world conflict abroad, Pres. Roosevelt summons his cabinet officers for a conference on the European crisis. (2) Paris, France: Premier Daladier and Foreign Minister Bonnet fly to London, where they and Prime Minister Chamberlain move to exert pressure on Czechoslovakia to grant Hitler's demands of Sudeten territory annexation. (3) England: Braemer, Scotland, King George cuts short a visit at the colorful Scottish games to rush home for...
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"Burbank, CA: Howard Hughes, wealthy aviator, takes off for New York in his 'round the world' plane. New York, NY: A big crowd welcomes the sportsman pilot when he flies in from the Coast." some sound when Hughes briefly speaks. (partial newsreel)
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"Gettysburg, PA: Before 150,000 persons, President Roosevelt dedicates the Eternal Light Peace Memorial on the famous battlefield during the impressive and stirring 75-year Reunion, attended by 1,800 Civil War Veterans, both Blue and Gray." only sound of brief FDR speech. (2) World-Wide New Events - King Sees Naval Display "Weymouth, England: Colorful and impressive fleet maneuvers, demonstrating Britain's 'Rule of the Waves,' are staged for George VI, who witnesses the thrilling...
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"Washington, DC: In his 13th 'Fireside Chat,' President Roosevelt denies that he, as President, will enter the primary fight, but asserts his right as party Chief to speak in defense of the liberal Democratic platiform." scenes of FDR speaking Fireside Chat #13. (partial newsreel)
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"New York, NY: Louis and Schmeling weigh in before a big crowd at Madison Square Garden on the eve of their sensational one-round fight in which the Brown Bomber knocked the challenger down repeatedly until the bout was stopped." scenes of Joe Louis and Max Schmeling at weight check for boxing match. (some sound, but Louis does not speak in this partial newsreel without narration)
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FDR Pleads For Democracy - "Washington, DC: Asking for important new appropriations for the relief of unemployment, the President points out that Democracy has disappeared in many countries because of weak, confused Government." scenes of FDR speaking Fireside Chat #12. (partial newsreel)
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FDR Sees Homestead Project - "Pine Mountain Valley, Georgia: The President wishes some 'scoffers' at Government aid to agriculture could share his inspection of the Pine Mountain Valley Homestead, built to aid sharecroppers." FDR arrives in car at Homestead, sound of FDR speech from car, facing away from camera toward crowd (no pictures of the Homestead project in this partial newsreel)
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scenes of interior of Congress in session, sound of FDR speaking to Congress to end the arms embargo in the partial newsreel without narration.
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"Brooklyn, NY: The Underscretary of State sails on the SS Santa Clara, with others in the American delegation to attend the 21-Nation conference at Panama on hemispheric solidarity and neutrality action in the new war." (sound of Sumner Welles speaking in the partial newsreel without narration)
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(1) "Dramatic scenes of a new conflict that may envelop the world in flames! Hitler's war machine rolls into Poland, encouraged to strike by the new pact with Stalin's 'Red' Russia. With Danzig seized, Polish infantry and cavalry rally to the defense of their homeland. Italy remains in the background, while Nazis pour into the Siegfried Line to stem a possible Allied thrust. England: Tense eleventh-hour scenes in London, as Prime Minister Chamberlain declares a state of war exists! Troops...
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King and Queen Wildly Welcomed On Canadian Tour -"Quebec: Impressive scenes as King George and Queen Elizabeth begin their royal tour of the Dominion! His Majesty, at a state dinner at the Chateau Frontenac, extends his official greetings to his subjects. Montreal: The royal couple is wildly hailed by thousands of loyal Canadian children at a huge stadium fete as a climax to a stirring trip through the city. Ottowa: The special train brings them to thrilling ceremonies and the trooping of...
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"London, England: Impressive scenes as King George and Queen Elizabeth leave London on the start of their trip to Canada and the U.S. Huge throngs jam the dock at Portsmouth as their majesties bid farewell to family and gov't officials and board the HMS Empress of Australia." (partial newsreel)
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(1) "Washington, DC: President Roosevelt tells the world that the U.S. is determined to aid Britain, that the Americas will be in constant danger if the Axis poers win the war, and that the United States must become a great arsenal to supply England with arms." scenes of FDR speaking at his desk, Fireside Chat #16 (2) North Sea Action - "Thrilling scenes as Nazis attack a British convoy. A warship commanded by the king's cousin is hit by a Nazi E-boat. Daring rescue work follows...
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"Washington, DC: Historic scenes as the first peace-time draft in the U.S. gets underway! Secretary of War Stimson draws out the first number, No. 158, and as Pres. Roosevelt broadcasts a message to the country, America's youth prepares to answer the call to arms!" (2) "Philadelphia, PA: Exclusive pictures of the metal drum used as a draft lottery bowl during the Civil War. It was unearthed along with old recruiting posters." (mostly silent except speech sound) (partial...
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"Universal City, California: Deanna Durbin takes time off from production of her new picture, 'Spring Parade,' to make an appeal for donations to the war relief fund." (partial newsreel)
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"England: Queen Elizabeth is an interested spectator at a colorful parade of 'Wats,' Women Auxiliary Territorial Service units, and cheers them with a spirited message of victory for the Empire!" (speech sound) (partial newsreel)
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Charlottesville, VA: FDR speaks at the University of Virginia commencement, but sound of his speech is broken in parts, and Roosevelt does not say the words made famous by this June 10 speech, that "the hand that held the dagger has struck it into the back of its neighbor." (partial newsreel)
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"Washington, DC: Gen. John J. Pershing, commander of the A.E.F. in France, says the 'Allies are fighting a war for civilization' and urges the country to send them unlimited supplies of planes, arms and ammunition!" (speech sound) (partial newsreel)
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"Washington, DC: Pres. Roosevelt tells the United States that it must be on guard against enemy agents and spies! He warns against prejudices which might be exploited by Fifth Columnists and pleads for aid and for peace for the entire world!" (speech sound) includes scene from Fireside Chat #15 and silent newsreel ending "Talk of the World" (partial newsreel)
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"Washington, DC: In a stirring appeal to the public to donate $10,000,000 to the Red Cross War Relief Fund, Mrs. Roosevelt says that the horrors of war abroad make necessary contributions from all Americans!" (sound of Eleanor Roosevelt speaking) (partial newsreel)
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"Washington, DC: Pres.Roosevelt tells Congress that the U.S. must prepare to turn out a vast air fleet to safeguard America from hostile invasion. He requests an additional Billion Dollars for defense! Heads of the aviation industry meet under Government auspices to discuss means of meeting the 50,000-plane figure. A spokesman for the group says it can be done!" (speech sound) (partial newsreel)
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"Washington, DC: Cordell Hull, Secretary of State, warns Americans to re-arm, to prepare against the threat of 'brute force'! Meanwhile, Gen. John J. Pershing, head of our Army during the World War, returns to lend his weight to speeding defense measures." (sound of Hull speaking) (partial newsreel)
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"Washington DC: Strongly condemning the Nazi invasion of Holland and Belgium, President Roosevelt tells the 8th American Scientific Congress that the Americas are shocked and angered by Hitler's newest attack!" (only sound of FDR speech) (2) "Washington, DC: Reverberations of the 'Blitz-krieg' stir America! Envoys of Belgium and Holland say their nations will resist to the last! State Dept. and Cabinet officials call at the White House to discuss U. S. strategy in the latest war...
(1) Help For Democracies - America's answer - ships, tanks, guns and planes for the brave actions fighting aggression. As the Arsenal of Democracy, the U.S. delivers the goods!" - scenes include FDR speaking to Congress (2) The 3rd Term - "Unprecedented third term for President Roosevelt! Franklin Delano Roosevelt takes office at gravest crisis in America's history." (3) Sabotage and Strikes - "Flames of destruction destroy vital American factories and supplies. Strikes too...
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Mayor Samuels of Philadelphia speaks. (partial newsreel)
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President Proclaims Nat'l Defense Week For All Americans - Hyde Park, NY: sound of FDR speaking, declares week of Nov. 11-16 as National Defense Week, says we are united against the "would-be dictators of the world." (partial newsreel)
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Britain's Prime Minister reviews U.S. and British troops at Iceland on way home from historic meeting - " Iceland: Prime Minister Churchill gets warm welcome from hardy Icelanders as he arrives on 'Prince of Wales.' He reviews U.S. Marines now sharing in defense of strategic island. On way home, his ship passes big convoy, and in London, he is met by Mrs. Churchill and high British officials, as cheering crowds hail his return." sound of Churchill speaking. (partial newsreel)
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(1) "Washington, DC: Nation-wide drive to collect scrap aluminum is announced by Civil Defense Chief La Guardia, who urges all citizens to doneate old pots and pans for campaign starting in July." sound of La Guardia speaking and asking for old aluminum to make planes. (2) "Washington, DC: The Capitol's largest family, Mr. and Mrs. Wm. White and 17 of their 18 children, purchase defense stamps en masse. From 'Baby' to 'papa,' they're patriotic in a big way." sound of father...
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(1) German Invasion of Russia - "The war's most amazing about-face! Nazi Germany and Red Russia, partners in crime for the Polish campaign, are engaged in a life-and-death struggle along 2,000 miles of frontier. Millions of men and thousands of tanks and planes lock forces in what may well be the turning point of the war. " scenes include stock pictures of Russian farms, military, tanks, Molotov and Japan sign treaty (some sound) (2) "Washington, DC: The Russian envoy, Ambassador...
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"New York, NY: The role of civilians in modern warfare is outlined by Defense Chief Mayor La Guardia. Every man, woman and child will have a job to do in case of attack." sound of La Guardia speaking. (partial newsreel)
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(1) National Defense Highlights - "New York, NY: Addressing 15,000 parents, wives and sweethearts at the opening meeting of the United Service Organizations campaign, Thomas E. Dewey urges everyone to 'get behind' our fighting forces." Dewey speaks on the debate on foreign policy, "America stands united" (2) "Los Angeles, CA: Those laughable 'Buck Privates' Abbott & Costello who next are 'In The Navy' take a more serious view of national defense and urge all...
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"New York, NY: Hundreds of thousands of patriotic Americans jam Central park for 'I Am An American Day' rally, in a dramatic outpouring of faith and allegiance to the U.S. in its gravest hour since 1917." scenes include sound of pledge of allegiance recited. (2) Atlantic City, NJ: Representatives from theatres and film exchanges assemble for the Variety Club Convention, for a gala parade and presentation of the club's award, this year to Dr. Carver, Negro educator." George...
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(1) "Cordell Hull Urges 'Quick' Aid To Britain "without hesitation" - "Washington, DC: American aid must get England and get there quickly, or it won't help anybody, the Secretary of State declares at a meeting of the Society of International Law." (2) More Taxes For Defense - "Washington, DC: American taxpayers will face the prospect of much higher taxes next year, Treasury Secretary Morgenthau tells Congress committee. Americans are willing to pay the price for...
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(1) "Spectacular scenes as Uncle Sam tests the air defenses of New York City. From civilian 'spotters,' word comes to the plotting board in Manhattan, where officers direct the activity of interceptor planes from Mitchel Field. It's a thrilling game of chess, with our future safety at stake!" (2) "England: Countless hundreds of British fliers have been saved by speedy 'crash' boats of the R.A.F. Here you see a thrilling rescue at sea, as aviators are picked up from their...
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1) "Washington, DC: First of the Treasury Department's 'defense' financing stamps and bonds roll off the presses, prelude to a nation-wide campaign to pay for our huge preparedness program. Treasury Secretary Morgenthau urges all Americans to enlist in the drive." - scenes of bonds being printed, Henry Morgenthau speaks on buying "a share in America" (2) "Washington, DC: The first big move to prevent run-away prices during the defense boom, is the new 'Office of Price...
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"New York, NY: Britain's Ambassador, Lord Halifax, addressing the Pilgrim Society on the British war situation, says the British spirit is such that the threatened Nazi invasion of England is doomed to failure." (speech sound) (2) "Newark, N.J., When Bruiser Burns meets 'Blimp' Levy in the Laurel Gardens ring, anything goes. No holds barred and the rougher the better. So when 'Blimp' Levy is tossed out of the ring, the house, literally, almost comes down." wrestling scenes...
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"Washington, DC: President Roosevelt warns of longer hours and lower profits and calls upon all Americans for 'all out effort' to build arms for the democracies. He warns the Axis powers that America is pledged to resist all aggressor nations." scenes of FDR speaking to audience that "we in the United Nations realize the danger, and the democracies have gone into action." (partial newsreel)
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"Washington, DC: Epochal scenes in the Senate chamber, following passage of the much-debated bill to aid England. Spokesmen of opposing factions comment on the outcome!" (speech sound) (partial newsreel)
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"Noroton, CT: Several hundred enlisted men complete a course in radio engineering at the U.S. Navy school here and graduate as radio operators. Listen to them as they learn their 'Da-Dit-Das'." includes some sound of Morse code. (partial newsreel)
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(1) "Los Angeles, CA: Winners of Motion Picture Academy awards, including Ginger Rogers and James Stewart, hear President Roosevelt speak from the White House during colorful presentation ceremonies." scenes of FDR speaking about the motion picture industry; Oscars given to Jimmy Stuart for Philadelphia Story, acceptance speech by Ginger Rogers; (2) Santa Anita Handicap - horse race, shows crowd, George Raft, Bing Crosby (only crowd sound); (3) British Forces Rout Italians, Take...
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A documentary short film produced by the Great Britain Ministry of Information, released by the Office of War Information, distributed by the War Activities Committee of the Motion Picture Industry, introduced and narrated by Edward R. Murrow: "On the stamina of residents of Dover, England, during German bombing. Recounts two years of German aerial attacks on Dover and their lessening as England strikes back. Soldiers and citizens express confidences. Shows scenes of destruction and of...
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Sound of FDR speaking on the war bond campaign. (partial newsreel)
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On location with Loretta Young filming the movie "China," and the actress speaks about Women At War Week begins Nov. 22, a "call to arms for all American women." (partial newsreel)
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(1) "Huge United Nations convoy is attacked by Nazi's bombers off Scandinavian north capes. A terrific battle ensues, but the enemy is finally driven off." (2) Greatest Tax Bill In History For Americans - "Washington, DC: With the greatest tax bill in the history of the United States about to be passed, Senator George and Congressman Doughton speak for the men who have labored to keep the nation's economy strong." (some sound from 2 men speaking) (3) Aussie Joins U.S. Army -...
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(1) "Mediterranean: Amazing pictures of the great air-sea battle between an Allied Convoy to Malta, and Axis forces. Allied guns fill the air with bursting steel that brings many Nazi and Italian aircraft to sudden destruction. Allied marksmen thwart suicide attack of Italian torpedo plane." - naval combat footage of attacks on the Alexandria convoy (2) Local: Scots Cheer Royalty. (partial newsreel)
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"Washington, DC: President Roosevelt appeals to nation, urging citizens to save and turn in all scrap rubber to Government for use in vital war industries." sound of FDR speech. (partial newsreel)
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"Fort Slocum, NY: Modern 'Doughboys' doff their usual khaki and don, of all things, wome's clothes to star in their own version of 'Swing Fever.' Singing and dancing a la Broadway. You'll howl!" men dress as women for stage show (some sound) (partial newsreel)
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(1) Over The Atlantic: "Britain's Prime Minister takes the controls of the huge flying boat that brings him home safely after the triumphal tour in America. His arrival in London is a bright moment for his admirers everywhere." scenes of Winston Churchill (some sound) (2) World of Sports - "Wembley, England: 66,000 fans forget the war for a brief moment of sporting thrills as the English 'football' team tackles the Scotsmen and win, 3-0. Mrs. Churchill gets a big hand from the...
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"Washington, DC: In a dramatic newsreel interview at the White House, the Chief Executive reviews the accomplishments of his two-months-old administration, promising further leislation designed to better economic conditions throughout the United States and to improve the financial standing of the industrial worker, the farmer and others." President Promises Better Wages For Industry Workers - scenes include FDR speaking Fireside Chat #2 - poor visual image of FDR's face. (partial...
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Akron, Ohio: Striking views of the official tests of the USS Macon, the largest airship in the world, just completed for the U.S. Navy. She is a sister ship of the wrecked Akron." (some parts silent of this partial newsreel without narration)
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"Chicago, IL: Parents and pupils join in a huge demonstration, tangling traffice for blocks as hundreds of thousands line the streets of the Loop to watch the bizarre procession staged by employees of the Board of Education, whose pay is eight months in arrears." (some parts silent of this partial newsreel without narration)
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"Barnegat, NJ: Impressive scenes of the finding of the control car and mid-section of the ill-fated Navy airship and the raising of the bent and twisted frame work by a group of USN salvage vessels." (2) New Dirigible on Trial Flights - "Akron, Ohio: Striking views of the official tests of the USS Macon, the largest airship in the world, just completed for the U.S. Navy. She is a sister ship of the wrecked Akron." (some parts silent of this partial newsreel without narration)
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"Washington DC: An impressive description, in his first official screen interview, by Lieut. Commander H. V. Wiley, one of the survivors of the ill-fated Akron, in which he tells in vivid words, how the appalling disaster occurred." (speech sound only of this partial newsreel)
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Navy dirigible Akron crashed in the ocean near the New Jersey coast April 4, 1933, during a storm. Only 3 survived out of a crew of 76 men. (silent partial newsreel)
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"Washington, DC: Remarkable scenes showing Two Billion Dollars in Federal Reserve Bank Notes being turned out by the Bureau of Engraving and Printing to meet the current cash famine. William H. Woodin, Secretary of the Treasury, praises the efficiency of the plant, and tells how the resulting bills will relieve the situation." scenes of Secretary Woodin in money printing plant, trucks carry cash to banks. (silent partial newsreel)
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"Berlin, Germany: An unprecedented display of power and organization by the Brown Shirted forces of the German Chancellor marks the final pre-election activities of the Social Democrats, with long columns of uniformed men in spirited procession down Unter den Linden from Brandenberg Gate to the Lustgarten, with Swastika banners fluttering over the Pretorian Guard the Storm Battalions that back up the new regine. Prof. Albert Einstein, world famous physicist, renounces his homeland because...